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. and this president has made unprecedented use of them. nbc news has obtained a government document that lays out the legal argument to justify the president's use of drones to kill al qaeda suspects, including, in some cases, u.s. citizens. our national investigative correspondent michael isikoff broke the story and has our report. >> reporter: drones have been called president obama's weapon of choice. during his four years as commander in chief, u.s. military and cia drone strikes have accelerated at an unprecedented pace. more than 400 cia strikes against targets in pakistan and yemen. eight times as many as under president bush. >> they have been very precise, precision strikes against al qaeda and their affiliates. >> these strikes are legal. they are ethical. and they are wise. >> reporter: but today, new questions about drone strikes targeting american citizens, including anwar al awlaki. born in new mexico and killed in yemen in 2011. he allegedly directed the so-called underwear bomber, who tried to blow up an airliner over detroit in 2009. but awlaki was never charged with a crime. nbc
and police say he has access to multiple weapons and assault rifles. cnn's kyung lah is joining us from los angeles where the police chief is calling it extremely worry some and scare ree. what's the latest kyung? >> reporter: certainly scary for anyone connected to the police department in southern california. this is where today's shooting spree began but all of this, wolf, began earlier this week. the murder spree began on sunday with the double killing of a newly engaged couple, monica quan and keith lawrence, quan, the daughter of a retired lapd captain, the officer who represented christopher dorner in front of the police board that eventually fired him. dorner refers to quan's murder in his man guess stow. he writes, i never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours. self-preservation is no longer important to me. i do not fear death as i died long ago on january 2nd of '09, a date a few month after dorner was fired as a police officer. the lapd fanned out, launching 40 protection details throughout southern california. >> lapd is the specific target but a
her chances of a full recovery in time for the winter games. >>> let us start this morning with the decision by the postal service to end saturday mail delivery. nbc's tom costello is in a post office in washington, d.c. good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. this was a major move that the postal service is undertaking, losing $16 billion a year as it is forced to fund future retiree medical benefits. and congress still hasn't gotten around to addressing the issue. the postal service will act on its own to save money and here's the plan. starting august 1st, the usps will stop saturday mail delivery and will however continue package delivery and we should say medical delivery, in other words, pills and that kind of thing. mail delivery to post office boxes will continue on saturday. post offices would remain open on saturday. the estimating savings here is $2 billion a year. while it's true that first class mail has fallen off a cliff as you and i and everybody else shifts to e-mail, packaged delivery is soaring for the post office, up 14% in two years, becau
. the source describes them as crude pipe bombs. one in the bunker and the other in the pipe that police used to communicate with jimmy lee dykes, who demanded two children on a school bus before killing the driver, charles poland. he wanted attention, even asking police negotiators for a tv reporter to interview him. by monday, when they saw dykes hold i holding a gun, using a secret camera they somehow had managed to sneak inside, they were ready. they swooped in, throwing a stun grenade down the bunker's hatch. the police source says dykes fired his gun once. the team returned fire, killing dykes and freeing ethan. ethan's mother said i woke up for the first time in almost a week to a beautiful sight, my sweet boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. and today he celebrates his 6th birthday. >> he captured the hearts of all of us and we instantly fell in love with a little boy that we didn't even know his last name. >> reporter: initially planned as a prayer vigil, it turned into a celebration. >> oh, honey, we're celebrating everywhere. >> reporter: ethan is already o
several inches of snow, or more, in new york. but what does it mean for us? storm team chief meteorologist doug kammerer is here with answers. hi. >> major storm for parts of the northeast including new york up towards portions of long island, boston. boston could see one to two feet, maybe more from this storm. and it is going to have implications on our weather. some of the latest computer models now coming in. i will have the late forest you in a couple minutes. right now, current temperature. 35 degrees. 27 in manassas. 30 in gaithersburg. a fairly nice night tonight. little on the cool side. we move through your day tomorrow. let's head down towards the falls church area. over toward an al dai will telln the storm moves in and what to expect in our area coming up. >> three months since hurricane sandy slammed the eastern sea barred and cost $50 billion in damage. life is far from normal. for the tens of thousand of people who were in sandy any path. tonight, jim rosenfeld revisits areas hit hard. areas from which he reported after the monster storm. he is there to see how the recovery
of hostages and killed the bus driver. our coverage tonight starts with mark strassman in midland city for us. mark? >> reporter: scott, over the course of a week of negotiations, the f.b.i. and dykes developed a routine. he would ask for supplies. they would leave them at the entrance of his underground bunker. the f.b.i.'s hostage rescue team exploited that routine to end the stand-off. this video is our first glimpse of the dykes' property, the scene of the seven-day stand-off. sources tell us when dykes climbed the eight-foot ladder to get supplies yesterday and reached up to open the door, he was off balance and vulnerable. agents believed ethan would be away from the ladder and relatively protected. when rescue team members above dykes saw the door open they dropped two stun grenades. the noise and blinding flashes disoriented him. within seconds four team members entered the bunker. officials believe he fired a shot at them but missed. they returned fire multiple times killing dykes and rescuing the boy. these recent photos show ethan with his mother. she released a statement of thanks
. use caution when driving or operating machinery. common side effects include nausea, trouble sleeping and unusual dreams. it helps to have people around you... they say, you're much bigger than this. and you are. [ male announcer ] ask your doctor if chantix is right for you. >>> that's it for us. because of all the breaking news we ran out of time for the ridicu-list. we'll be back tomorrow night. ss >>> i've come to gun country, to houston, texas, to one of the most successful and popular gun stores in the state. and i'm going to find out why so many americans demand the right to be able to use one of these. by far, one of the most powerful weapons in america's arsenal and they're all legal. i'll talk to the texas attorney general and the owner of this store, that has become a mecca to many texans. >>> madman himself, ted nugent. it got pretty lively last time and i'm sure it will tonight. >> you're an american now. in america we have a second amendment right. >> this is a special edition from texas of "piers morgan tonight." i'm here at tactical firearms in houston, texas, with the
see the waves whipping up. the gusts are starting to come at us now. you get a perspective from the light just how fast and hard the snow is starting to fall. >> reporter: the roads are already horrible. >> the roads are so bad right now that i would honestly rather walk than drive. >> reporter: this section of i-95 in connecticut was shut down and even the plows are crashing. this one flipped in bedford county, virginia. in new york, long lines and fears of fuel shortages like after superstorm sandy. >> there is no need to panic buying gas for your cars. all indications are the gas supply is plentiful and deliveries will not be disrupted. >> reporter: at the airport, at least 4,500 flights canceled through sunday and delays felt as far away as los angeles. in boston, getting off the roads and home was most important. >> my concern is about the power. >> i heard we might get a foot or two. so it sounds like the blizzard of '78 which i grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it will go throu
ask your doctor if chantix is right for you. >>> that's it for us. because of all the breaking news we ran out of time for the ridicu-list. we'll be back tomorrow night. "piers morgan" starts now. >>> i've come to gun country, to houston, texas, to one of the most successful and popular gun stores in the state. and i'm going to find out why so many americans demand the right to be able to use one of these. by far, one of the most powerful weapons in america's arsenal and they're all legal. i'll talk to the texas attorney general and the owner of this store, that has become a mecca to many texans. >>> madman himself, ted nugent. it got pretty lively last time and i'm sure it will tonight. >> you're an american now. in america we have a second amendment right. >> this is a special edition from texas of "piers morgan tonight." i'm here at tactical firearms in houston, texas, with the owner, jeremy allseed. how has business been in this gun store since the sandy hook massacre? >> we've increased our sales four to five times. we were doing about a million dollars a month and started doin
. >> we'll be live in new orleans. and the ravens head coach john harbaugh, will be here to join us to tell us what it was like to beat his brother's team in the biggest game of both of their lives. >>> we'll be talking about those commercials, some of them popular, some of them not so much. >> we'll tell you which are some of the viewers' favorites. >>> $40 million gas platform sinking into the sea. the crew was forced to hang on for dear life. we'll have the story behind that accident. >> and on a much lighter note, we're starting our year-long countdown to the olympic winter games in sochi, russia. take a look the what is going on out on the plaza this morning. this is freestyle skiing, practicing their moves on trampolines. >>> jenna wolfe is in new orleans for us this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. what a game last night, complete tale of two halves. the guys in back of me were die-hard ravens fans. they couldn't stop screaming the whole first half. the guys in front of me, die-hard 49er fans. they couldn't stop screaming the whole sec
they left the game not one complaint about the power outage. for us, that was a turning point in the game. we came so close. the feeling this morning is proud. >> what do we know why there was a power outage? >> no. a lot of things are going on at the time. they were embarrassed. after ken st and what happened here they tried to make sure that the super dome became a crown jewel again. they were not very proud about what happened, they have a lot of explaining to do. i'm going to dra >> san jose police are investigating a shooting this morning that killed one person and injured another. this sitting at a last night around 9:00 in the 1000 block of audubon drive. police arrived and found two victims, was announced that the scene, the other was taken to the hospital would not life threatening injuries. so far, no arrests have been made. >> we had a house fire overnight in san jose. as it turns out it was a marijuana grow house at a residential neighborhood. it was on the 500 block of scouts the court and the fire is under control and no injuries have been reported. the fire remains under in
roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> we're making the drive up to hartford, connecticut, the governor here has already declared a state of emergency. he's also ordering people off the roads. as conditions deteriorate into a blizzard. >> please stay off of 95, 84, merit park way and any other limit access road in the state. only emergency personnel and response personnel should be using that road system. >> reporter: national weather service has warned of whiteout conditions throughout the storm zone. that means visibility will be near zero. 800 state and private plow crews are ready to take on the snow and so are utility workers, everyone hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. >> thanks so much, geo. >> and now to the people hit so hard by hurricane sandy, 102 days after that blow, in the bull's eye again. as one survivor of sandy said today, it's as if mother nature is mad at us and abc's ron claiborne is there in the rock away tonight. ron? >> reporter: this is one of the dozens of homes here that was destroyed during hurricane sandy. in many ways, this commu
a torrent of withering fire upon a remote u.s. outpost in eastern afghanistan. combat out post keating sat at the bottom of a valley that was both beautiful and deadly. it was one of the most valnerable bases in afghanistan. >> when you look at the manual and look in to find the definition of finding a defensible spot, this is the total opposite of it. >> the attack so fierce in the end more than half of the 53 u.s. troops at the outpost were killed or wounded, but as buildings burned and the enemy ran freely through the outpost, soldiers became heroes. one in particular. >> i know that there's so many great soldiers out there that would have stepped in to my shoes and done the same thing. >> real american hero. you can catch jake tapper's report tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern. thanks very much for watching. we'll see you again. piers morgan tonight starts now. >>> tonight, a chilling murder manifesto. the threat to bring unconventional and assim ymmetr war fare. the suspect, one of their own. >> of course, he knows what he's doing. we trained him. >> among the many people he flamed, will b
're going to use all the technology they can, but their goal is to try to corner him in some very rough terrain, piers. i have been out in that area. it's a heavily wooded area. there are resort homes. some of those homes are empty. you're talking about police officers hunting one of their own, who wants to kill them, and he is a trained marksman and heavily armed. >> given where they found the burned out truck, do they have any idea, do you think, where he may be? or do they fear the whole thing has been a trail he's laid down to put them off where he really is? >> it's very difficult to tell. they were a little vague in the news conference. what the sheriff was saying is they did discover some tracks, but the tracks didn't lead to the suspect. they won't elaborate beyond nat. what they will say is they still believe he is somewhere in that area. that's why they want to keep searching through the night. >> in terms of his weaponry that he has with him, we know he's highly trained. he as a shoulder mounted rpg and an assault rifle. what else can you tell me about the kind of firearms he
uncovered a confidential memo on the program. the report shows deadly strikes can be ordered against u.s. citizens who are found to be operations of al qaeda. white house officials defended the program. >> we cutting those strikes because they are necessary to mitigate ongoing actual threats to stop blocks and prevent future attacks and again save american lives. these strikes are legal, they're ethical and they're wise. >> drones have been used to take out more than 400 terrorist targets in pakistan and the middle east. it's expected to be a focal point when nomination hearings begin for john brennan. >>> and the 8.2 quake struck near the solomon islands and reports say at least five people were killed. people were evacuated in fiji and australia because of the threat of the tsunami, but warnings that were issued have been canceled. >>> the young victim of the hostage standoff celebrates his 6th birthday today, we're learning more about his intense rescue. this as investigators continue to comb the underground fortress and the underground of his captor. >> reporter: the fbi leased these
coach john harbaugh, will be here to join us to talk about what it was like to beat his brother's team in the biggest game of both of their lives. >>> we'll be talking about those commercials, some of them popular, some of them not so much. we'll run through them later. >> we'll tell you which are some of the viewers' favorites. >>> dramatic images of a $40 million gas platform, sinking into the sea. the crew was forced to hang on for dear life. we're going to have the story behind that accident. >> and on a much lighter note, we're starting our year-long countdown to the winter olympic games in sochi, russia. check out what's going out on the plaza this morning. we have explaining to do, that is freestyle skiing. some of the guys practicing wild aerials on trampolines. >> hope you brought your trampoline shoes, willie. start with the wild night at the super bowl. jenna wolffe is in new orleans for us this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. what a game last night, complete tale of two halves. the guys in back of me were die-hard ravens fans. they
fletcher. >> and i'm anny hong, thanks for joining us this morning. it was a tough game to watch. >> it was a nail biter all the way to the end. >>all things niners"" this morning. as we head down to the super dome. ravens started off the first half of the game with three touchdown passes from quarterback joe flacco to open the game with a 21 to six lead over the niners. a second half power outage in the superdome lasted for 35 minutes. the niners trailing 28 to six when the power went out. but the niners came back to life with 17 points over a four minute stretch in the third quarter. bringing the score to 28- 23 ravens. after then baltimore took a 31 to 23 lead. the niners scored a touchdown to cut it to 31-29. with a failed two-point-conversion. baltimore then added a late field goal and then in the final seconds took an intentional safety to make the final margin 34 31, ravens. niners coach jim harbaugh had this to say after the game. niners quarteback colin kaepernick in a somber mood answering questions after the ravens defeated the 49ers in super bowl 47. 34 to 31 in last
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